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Schoolchildren with disabilities face digital gap

Schoolchildren with disabilities face digital gap

Strides in special education have not caught up with technology, leaving disabled students in the digital dust as their peers type and swipe through daily lessons
Published: 08/19/16
How do the blind watch the Olympics? NBC helps them hear it

How do the blind watch the Olympics? NBC helps them hear it

Millions of blind Americans can now feel a part of Olympics like never before
Published: 08/17/16

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STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) Two people in a recording booth deep inside a Connecticut office park are helping millions of blind Americans feel part of the Olympics like never before.
Published: 08/17/16

Community group intern loses sight, finds muse in guitars

A 48-year-old Georgetown man who was diagnosed with an eye disease as a teenager and is now legally blind is poised to receive a degree from community college
Updated one month ago

Oklahoma student is places at national braille competition

The Oklahoman reports that 15-year-old Muskogee student Richelle Zampella won second place in her age group at the 2016 national Braille Challenge
Updated one month ago

South Dakota eye bank denies fault in Palestinians' injuries

A South Dakota-based eye and tissue bank says it isn't responsible for injuries caused by infected corneas that were shipped to the Palestinian territories
Updated one month ago